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Monday, May 14, 2012
Building off of the positive momentum from February to March, global trade activity continued heading in the right direction from March to April, according to data released by Panjiva.
Friday, May 11, 2012
FedEx is set to acquire TATEX, a France-based B2B express transportation company focused on heavy shipments.
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Logistics Management spoke with CEVA CEO John Pattullo and CFO Reuben McDougall about the company’s quarterly results and industry market trends in the global 3PL sector.
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Wednesday, May 09, 2012
Transportation and logistics bellwether UPS announced this week that it has expanded its UPS Express Freight service into Nicaragua and Honduras.
Tuesday, May 01, 2012
Most enterprises have logistics and transportation risk management protocols that can address localized disruptions. Global supply chain risks, however, can have cascading and unintended consequences that no one organization can mitigate. Here are recommendations for managing the vulnerabilities.
By understanding the markets and how oil prices are set, shippers and carriers will more aggressively look for ways to increase the fuel efficiency of logistics operations. Along these lines, the second part of this series, next month, will dive deeper into how futures markets work and why they are nothing to be feared or loathed.
This month we reflect on the views of the businesspeople, government policy makers, and academics that participated in the World Economic Forum (WEF) study of supply chain risk.
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
FedEx said this morning it is in discussions about a potential plan to acquire TATEX, a France-based B2B express transportation company focused on heavy shipments. This potential deal follows FedEx’ early April acquisition of Poland-based courier company Opek Sp.Z o.o.
Thursday, April 12, 2012
In an effort to augment challenges pertaining to over-the-road cross-border shipping, UPS said this week it has rolled out UPS Cross Border Connect, which it described as a ground freight service between the United States and Mexico focused on easing heavyweight freight supply chain challenges for companies investing in cross-border trade.
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Tuesday, April 03, 2012
Livingston International says this deal greatly expands its trade expertise and service offerings within the United States and Canada, and extends this crucial and growing part of Livingston’s business to Mexico, Europe and Asia.